2015 – Issue 09

Mines face environmental and community ‘push back’

Decades of abuse have taken their toll on the environment and, in turn, the communities living around mines. According to Ingrid Watson, programme manager (biophysical...

Minemakers’ business case emerges in Senegal

The annual global fertilizer market is forecast to be worth US$172 billion this year, an increase of more than 32% since 2010. This increasingly...

Chad reveals highly prospective gold anomalies for Tekton Minerals

Singapore-registered and privately owned mining company Tekton Minerals has in the past 18 months discovered a variety of highly prospective, gold-rich ground in Chad...

Personality of the month: Tiguidanke Camara

Tiguidanke Camara, a Guinean native and former international model turned mining entrepreneur, is quickly becoming one of the mining sector’s greatest role models, especially...

Burey Gold targets deposits on underexplored DRC gold belt

Since discovering the 17 Moz Kibali group of deposits, which has successfully been developed into the Kibali mine by Randgold Resources and AngloGold Ashanti,...

Diversification strategy aligned with changing global platform

South Africa’s mining industry continues to face a harsh economic reality as commodity prices remain weak and an oversupply of minerals forces it into...

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